Will a Castleton degree help me get a job after graduation?
Castleton is ranked as one of the best colleges in Vermont for job placement. 94.66% of our alumni are employed. Castleton graduates also have lower student debt and higher starting salaries than the average student nationwide. Learn about our career outcomes.
Can I afford to attend college at Castleton?
More than 80% of our students receive scholarships and almost every student is eligible for some form of aid. We’ll help you bring a Castleton education within reach. Learn about financial aid.
What are the application deadlines for Castleton?
Castleton does not have application deadlines and accepts students on a rolling basis. However, we strongly encourage you to apply early in order to be considered for types of financial aid that are first-come, first-served. Learn about the application checklist and deadlines.
How do I apply for scholarships?
Castleton offers an array of scholarships for first-year, transfer, out-of-state, and international students. You are automatically considered for scholarships when you submit your college application and FAFSA. Many scholarship funds are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so submit early! Learn more about scholarships for new students.
How much does it cost to attend Castleton?
Your cost to attend Castleton and your family’s expected contribution will likely be much lower than the tuition and fees listed on our website. We’ll also help you explore all of the ways to make college more affordable once you are admitted. View up-to-date information on tuition and fees.
What is Castleton looking for?
You! We will review your application individually and holistically. All of your submitted application materials will be taken into consideration. We also encourage you to contact us, as personalized contact enables us to get to know you and assist you through the process. Learn more about our general admissions requirements.
Can I apply using the Common App?
Yes, you can apply to Castleton online using the Common App or the Castleton Application. You can expect to receive an admissions decision in seven to 10 days once you submit your application. Learn more about how to apply.
No matter where you are on your college journey, you are welcome at Castleton University. Castleton is Vermont’s oldest college and also one of Vermont’s most vibrant university communities—and we want you to be excited about becoming a part of it. We can say with full confidence that a degree from Castleton will transform your life. With our strong graduate employment rates and our personalized, relationship-based approach to education, Castleton gives you everything you need to secure your future and launch the career of your dreams.
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